Opening of Grieg anniversary year
The year marks the 100th anniversary of the death of one of Norways greatest and most beloved composers.
The Queen attended the opening ceremony at the Tromsø Cultural Centre. As part of the official programme, the Queen also paid a visit to the Church City Mission and the Tromsø Gallery of Contemporary Art, where she was given a guided tour.
In the evening a reception was held at Tromsø City Hall. The municipality of Tromsø hosted the event and dinner was arranged by the Northern Lights Festival.
Science and culture
Research, sports, beekeeping and music. Norway and Slovenia share a wide array of interests, and today the King and Queen and the Slovenian President, Borut Pahor, gained insight into several of them.
State visit from Slovenia
Today Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed the President of the Republic of Slovenia, His Excellency Mr Borut Pahor, to Norway. This is the first State Visit to Norway of a Slovenian President and King Harald and Queen Sonja are his hosts.